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as the FREMONT
  • Bulk Freighter
  • ?
  • 200ft Length
  • 6 miles E of Stoney Isl., Dutch John Bay
  • Lake Ontario

Chronological History #

  • 1866, May 8 Enrolled at Cleveland, Owned Fremont Transportation Co., Fremont, OH; Buffalo – Fremont.
  • 1867, Apr 19 Owned John Pridgeon, Detroit; Sarnia – Chicago; Grand Trunk Line.
  • 1870, May Lengthened to 190.9 x 27 x 10.7″; 705 gross / 577 net tons, 34 cabins.
  • 1870, Jul Severely damaged tug HARRISON in collision at Buffalo.
  • 1872, Dec 13 Owned Engelmann Transportation Co., Milwaukee.
  • 1873, Aug 30 Owned Eber Ward, Detroit; Detroit – Lake Michigan – Lake Superior for Wards Central & Pacific Lake Steamboat Co.
  • 1878, Mar 23 Owned Pridgeon & Spencers Lake Superior Lines, Chicago.
  • 1879 Repaired.
  • 1887, Aug 3 Grounded Portage Canal in fog; released self by jettisoning 15,000 bricks & 200 barrels salt.
  • 1887 Large repairs, deck & timbers forward.
  • 1889 Large repairs: refastened, recaulked, steam pump well & smoke stack cased.
  • 1890 Owned Ellicot Evans, et al, Buffalo.
  • 1890, Jun Damaged engine on Lake Superior, blew out cylinder, broke piston rod; towed to Hancock for repairs.
  • 1894, Dec Large repairs at Manitowoc, WI.
  • 1899, Oct 2 Owned Barry Bros. Transportation Co., Chicago.
  • 1904, Sep 16 Owned same; enrolled Milwaukee.
  • 1906, Mar 30 Owned W.H. Horn Cedar & Lumber, Co., Sandusky, OH; rebuilt as steambarge 191.5 x 27.4 x 10.6′, 565 gross / 375 net tons.
  • 1907, Jul 3 Renamed ADIRAMLED.
  • 1911, Oct 17 Owned Harris W. Baker, et al, Detroit.
  • 1912, Mar 9 Sold to Candadian Party, C130992; 198 x 27.4 x 10.6′, 630 gross / 364 net tons.
  • 1913, Jun 27 Register closed, “burned”.

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